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Old 22 Mar 2010, 08:51 pm
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Today I was told by a dealership technician that PT Cruiser computers are warrantied (?) till 80K and will be replaced. Has anyone ever herard of this?
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Old 22 Mar 2010, 10:11 pm
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Why not post this in "Tech & Performance"?
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Old 23 Mar 2010, 09:26 am
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That's incorrect. The only warranty on a PT Cruiser up to 80k miles is the extended federal emissions, so unless they could somehow prove that your computer is causing an emissions problem, you won't get it warrantied.

Techs are not warranty clerks. They don't necessarily know if something will be covered by warranty. They are told by the dealer warranty clerk if an item is covered or not.
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Old 23 Mar 2010, 06:20 pm
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I have read of folks getting computer replaced because of federal emissions requirement.
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Old 23 Mar 2010, 07:44 pm
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The pcm is covered 8yrs or 80k miles. It's required by law. PCM and catalytic convertor mainly.
The theory behind the check engine light coming on is that what ever causes it to come on is going to cause increased emissions. If the light flashes while the engine is running then you have a condition that will cause catalytic convertor damage. Therefore if the MIL is caused by and internal defect in the PCM then it's covered 8/80. Some codes are automatic replacement and some require a little diagnostic to prove internal defect.
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